gun ownership

Reader Input: Abusers acquire guns too easily

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we call upon Congress to pass pending legislation to expand Brady criminal background checks on gun purchases, like H.R. 1565. ...

Reader Input: Gun ownership calls for care

The government has made many laws that we need in our country and others that we don’t. Gun control is a law that we do need to have in our country. When a person wants to ...

Reader input: Gun ownership rules lack common sense

Someone please explain to me the intelligence of the U.S. Congress. If you are law abiding, have a job, raising children, pay taxes and making a contribution to society, legislat ...

Another View: Why are we afraid of background checks to purchase guns?

“What are we afraid of?” Sen. John McCain posed that question to fellow Republicans who vow to filibuster any bill mandating universal background checks on gun purcha ...

Reader Input: Arm against massacres

Dear John (Sisson, “Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls,” Reader Input, Dec. 30): Around here, we are the “common ruck.” Remember: Tom McClintock (NRA-r ...

NRA provides valuable service

Since the tragedy at Newtown, several letters/viewpoints have been published, that maligned firearms and the NRA. This lack of knowledge, improper facts and repeating the anti-gun ...

Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls

There are two unpleasant assumptions in the tenor of letters from gun enthusiasts (Michael Keeffe Dec. 27 andWalter Drysdale Dec. 21) and their online accompaniments (Gordon Anslei ...

Reader’s guns behave well

This letter is in response to Ron Lowe of Nevada City, (Reader Input, Feb. 4): The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights which protects ...

Own a gun, but use it wisely

Regarding the Dec. 31 letter, “Sick and tired of stupid laws.” I partially agree with this opinion. I think these laws were just made to try to shut up environmentalists. We ...

Sick and tired of stupid laws

The other day I noticed a woodpecker had been damaging my stucco. The next night I noticed it was sleeping, clinging to its destruction. I instantly thought, “Well, I’ll just ...